William Phipps

Oct 18th 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
US Army
MRC - Barbara Johnson

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Mission Summary

Classification 

Military Veteran 

Military Branch 

United States Army 

Military Service 

Vietnam era 

Mission Segments

Interment Service

Obituary 

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Obituary Text 

WILLIAM'S OBITUARY
U.S. Veteran
William Gregory Phipps, 62, of Bowie, Texas passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the VA Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He was born in Enid, Oklahoma on March 29, 1958 to William Ross Phipps and Xelpha LaRue Stafford Phipps.

William is preceded in death by his father; Senior Master Sergeant William Ross Phipps, his mother; Xelpha LaRue Phipps, and his wife; Kimberlyn Phipps.

He is survived by his brother; Terry L Phipps and his wife Irma of Waxahachie, Texas, one nephew; Travis L. Phipps and his wife Brandy of Wylie, Texas, one niece; Tracie L. Benningfield and her husband Tommy of Waxahachie, Texas, three aunts; VaLois Bell, Ida Baldwin and Kay Stafford, along with great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

William proudly served our country in the United States Army.

There will be a Graveside Service, Sunday, October 18 at 2:00 O'clock in the afternoon at Vashti Cemetery, FM 1288, Bellevue, Texas 76228. Rev. Justin Harris from Lighthouse Assembly of God will officiate. 

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Barbara Johnson

brbjo1952@gmail.com

(940) 642-5324 

 

 

Part 1

Segment

Interment Service 

Mission Date 

Sunday, October 18, 2020 

Staging Time 

1300 

Briefing Time

1320

In Position/KSU Time

1330

Starting Time 

1400 

Staging Point 

Vashti Cemetery 

Staging Address 

FM 1288

Bellevue, TX 76228 

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Part 1 Details 

Upon arrival at the cemetery, we will put up some flags, have our briefing, then take the flag line to await the arrival of the family and friends or Mr. Phipps. The flag will be folded and presented by the PGR. Upon completion of the service, and at the appropriate time, we will remove the flags and take them to the support vehicle, furl and stow them away. After a short debrief, we will be dismissed. 

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